Diagnosed and Undiagnosed Diabetes Prevalence by County in the US, 1999–2012
Laura Dwyer-Lindgren, Johan P Mackenbach, Frank J van Lenthe, Abraham D Flaxman, Ali H Mokdad
I helped with a calculation that is now published in this paper: Averted health burden over 4 years at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Trauma Centre in Kunduz, Afghanistan, prior to its closure in 2015
Sort of a seed funding for projects that are part academia and part start up at UW: http://www.geekwire.com/2016/amazon-unveils-amazon-catalyst-programs-backing/
> Victoria Stodden gave a talk on “Implementing Reproducibility in Computational Science” at the SIAM Annual meeting this summer — audio and slides are available at
This year’s State of Vaccine Confidence study surveyed 65,819 individuals across 67 countries, investigating confidence in vaccine safety and effectiveness, as well as perceptions of vaccine importance and compatibility with religious beliefs. The analysis, published in EBioMedicine, was conducted in collaboration with Imperial College London and the National University of Singapore, and the data was collected by WIN/Gallup International Association.
> Science isn’t self-correcting, it’s self-destructing. To save the enterprise, scientists must come out of the lab and into the real world.
Not about divide between theoretical and applied research. Not got me convinced, but good challenge to my beliefs.